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Re: svn-0.30.0-setup.exe trashing the Environment $path as per 0.14.

From: Jostein Chr. Andersen <jostein_at_josander.net>
Date: 2003-10-01 07:50:16 CEST

On Wednesday 01 October 2003 00.04, David Simmons wrote:
> My gut feeling is that there was a buffer overflow in the code that
> updated the registry entry. I.e., the code that updated the path
> variable did not have a large enough buffer to handle the ~1000 byte
> path record. As you may know, the registry can hold very long paths,
> but the DOS shell environment variables appear to be limited to 1023
> bytes.

Thanks for the tip! :-) The current buffer size in svnpath.exe is 1024
bytes. I will increase it.


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